ERIC Number: ED382208
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Recruiting, Educating, and Training Librarians for Collection Development. New Directions in Information Management, Number 33.
Johnson, Peggy, Ed.; Intner, Sheila S., Ed.
Collection development as it is practiced now, and as it will continue to be practiced, is presented in its varying aspects. This book is a collection of 15 papers related to recruiting, educating, and training librarians for collection development as well as implications for the future. The titles include: "Book Selection and Collection Building: Evolution of the Art (Bill Katz); "The Professionalization of Acquisitions and Collection Development" (Terry L. Allison and Marion T. Reid); "Recruiting as Competition: Why Choose Collection Development?" (Eugene L. Wiemers, Jr.); "Late Awakenings: Recruiting Subject Specialists to Librarianship and Collection Development" (Michael A. Keller); "Recruiting Non-bibliocentric Collection Builders" (Sheila S. Intner); "Collection Development in the Library and Information Science Curriculum" (Paul Metz); "Among the Disciplines: The Bibliographer in the I World" (Michael T. Ryan); "Collection Development Is More Than Selecting a Title: Educating for a Variety of Responsibilities" (Peggy Johnson); "Should Courses in Collection Development Be Combined or Separate?" (Thomas E. Nisonger); "The Practicum in Collection Development: A Debate" (Elizabeth Futas); "Training for Success: Integrating the New Bibliographer into the Library" (George J. Soete); "The Conspectus as an On-Site Training Tool" (Anthony W. Ferguson); "Training Existing Staff to Assume Collection Development Responsibilities" (D. Whitney Coe and Joseph P. Consoli); "Continuing Education for Collection Management and Development: Professional and Survival Imperatives" (Gay N. Dannelly); "Collection Development in the Year 2025" (F. W. Lancaster). There is a 56-item selected bibliography and information on the contributors. (MAS)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Futures (of Society), Interdisciplinary Approach, Job Training, Librarians, Library Acquisition, Library Collection Development, Library Education, Library Material Selection, Minimum Competencies, Practicums, Recruitment, Users (Information)
Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881 ($55).
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